November 2, 2012

Is Iran More Cautious Than We Think?

David Blair, Daily Telegraph

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My interview with Ehud Barak in London on Tuesday attracted a good deal of attention and comment. The Israeli defence minister’s most striking statement concerned Iran’s decision to convert much of its stockpile of 20 per cent enriched uranium into harmless fuel rods. Without that event, Barak confirmed that the crisis over Iran’s nuclear ambitions would “probably” have peaked about now. Instead, Iran’s decision “allows contemplating delaying the moment of truth by eight to ten months”.

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TAGGED: Nuclear Weapons, Ehud Barak, Ali Khamenei, Iran

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